Dr Bal Krishan Scholarship

Ear, nose and throat surgeon Bal Krishan has practised in Wagga Wagga for more than four decades. A supporter of higher education and healthcare in regional Australia, Dr Krishan made a substantial donation to the CSU Foundation Trust in 2008. This donation enabled the creation of this scholarship for Indigenous students enrolled full-time in a course on Wagga Wagga Campus.

Scholarship details

Value: $2,000 approx. total

Duration: 1 Semester

Application dates


Close: 08/02/2021


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants

Areas of study:

  • Any Area of Study

At Institution:

  • Charles Sturt University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma
  • Postgraduate coursework

Study Load:

  • Full Time


  • NSW

Eligibility Criteria


Continuing students to have a GPA of 4.0 or above, commencing students to have an ATAR score of 65 or above

Demonstrated financial hardship by providing a Centrelink Income Statement or outline your financial need in the ‘Additional Financial Information’ free text box in application

Indigenous students studying any course on the Wagga campus (supporting documentation to be provided)